“When a person has a reaction to something in their environment, there’s a 90 second chemical process that happens in the body; after that, any remaining emotional response is just the person choosing to stay in that emotional loop.”
That’s from Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, author of My Stroke of Insight.
We can’t help how we feel when external events happen. We don’t choose our reactions, they are physiological. Setting up camp, however, is a choice. ❤